Consumer Health Minute: Pet Health

3 months 1 week ago
We often talk about our own health or the health of another person such as a friend, colleague, or family member. But how often do we talk about the health of our pets? Probably more often than you think. Our pets can be part of the family and may even hold a higher rank than... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

NNLM Showcase Symposium – January 24-26, 2024

3 months 1 week ago
Save the date for the 2024 NNLM Showcase Symposium! Are you curious about partnering with the NNLM to bring your health outreach idea to life but don’t know where to begin? Join us January 24-26 for a virtual showcase that will highlight successful past funded NNLM projects, feature grant writing advice, and offer ideas on... Read More »
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History of Medical Librarianship

3 months 1 week ago
You are invited to join us for the NNLM Book Discussion. From February 1, 2024 – April 30, 2024, we will discuss A History of Medical Libraries and Medical Librarianship in the United States: From John Shaw Billings to the Digital Era by Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld. A History of Medical Libraries and Librarianship... Read More »
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You Are Invited To Participate in a Pilot of Data Management and Sharing Plan Templates

3 months 1 week ago
Please note: This article was originally shared via NIH’s Extramural Nexus newsletter written by Mike Lauer.  The Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) is an association of federal agencies, research policy organizations and academic research institutions with the mission of streamlining the administration of federally sponsored research and create resources that are available to the research enterprise. We have... Read More »
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Youth Art Challenge: How Prevention Can Create Better Health for Everyone

3 months 2 weeks ago
The National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) wants teens and young adults to share their ideas—through art—about how prevention can help improve people’s health, no matter who they are or where they live. Their original artwork may be featured on ODP’s website and social media, and winning entries will be awarded $500–$3,500!... Read More »
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Join our January Symposium for Health Outreach Inspiration

3 months 2 weeks ago
Are you curious about partnering with the NNLM to bring your health outreach idea to life but don’t know where to begin? Join us January 24-26, 2024 for a free virtual symposium that will highlight successful past funded NNLM projects, feature grant writing advice, and offer ideas on how to partner with NNLM to turn... Read More »
Liz Morris

Musings on MeSH

3 months 3 weeks ago
Around here, January is MeSH Month. It’s when NLM and NNLM staff highlight the new and updated MeSH terminology, offer training on how your PubMed searches may be affected by the MeSH updates, and answer your MeSH and indexing questions. Mark your calendar for our 2024 sessions – if you use PubMed, you won’t want to... Read More »
Erica Lake

Fantastic Y3 Funded Projects and Y4 Opportunities

3 months 3 weeks ago
The end of the year is a great time to take stock of accomplishments. Region 5 is currently in its third year (Y3) of a five year cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine.  A key pillar of our program is awarding funding to member organizations that provide access to health information. In Y3,... Read More »
Liz Morris

Nursing Continuing Education Credit is Now Available from NNLM!

3 months 4 weeks ago
Good news for nurses! We heard your feedback that offering continuing education credit would make our classes more valuable to you, and we’ve made some changes as a result. NNLM now offers CNE for three on-demand classes: PubMed Essentials Health Literacy On-Demand Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs: Supporting Patients with Evidence-Based Information  These courses... Read More »
Nora Barnett

Introducción a MedlinePlus

3 months 4 weeks ago
Para ayudar a los instructores a enseñar MedlinePlus, el contenido del Tutorial de MedlinePlus para bibliotecarios y educadores en salud se ha adaptado en una presentación de diapositivas titulada “Introducción a MedlinePlus“. La presentación incluye algunas diapositivas sobre cómo navegar la sección de Genética. Estas diapositivas no tienen restricciones de derechos de autor, pero agradecemos la atribución a la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina... Read More »
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Resources You Can Use: Winter Weather

3 months 4 weeks ago
Previously, I highlighted tips to stay safe in winter weather focused on snow, cold and ice. But according to the Fifth National Climate Assessment, released in November 2023, the Northeast is looking at warmer, wetter winters in the future. So in addition to remembering safety information for staying safe in snow and cold, we need... Read More »
Sarah Levin-Lederer

Charting a New Course: Practical Data Visualization for Librarians  

4 months ago
Join us in January and February for five NEC Micro Trainings designed to equip you with essential skills in creating compelling visualizations using Microsoft Excel. This comprehensive series covers every facet of data management in Excel — from cleaning and transforming to analyzing and visualizing both qualitative and quantitative data. While not all topics can... Read More »
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DataFlash: Data Librarianship Resource Guide

4 months ago
Aundria Parkman, MLS, ILL library technician at Tulane University Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences, was a participant in the 2022 NNLM National Center for Data Services (NCDS)’s Data Internship program. Associate Director for the NCDS, Peace Ossom-Williamson notes that, “Aundria had the insight and awareness that many are interested in what data librarianship... Read More »
Carolann Curry

MedlinePlus Tutorials for Community Health Workers

4 months ago
It can be challenging to find health information you can trust. If you are a community health worker, your clients may also find it a struggle. MedlinePlus is a great resource for health information. It provides information on a wide range of health topics for the public. But maybe you are unsure how to use... Read More »
Carolyn Martin

Introduction to MedlinePlus Slide Deck, Spanish Version

4 months 1 week ago
To help trainers teach MedlinePlus, the content from Tutorial de MedlinePlus para bibliotecarios y educadores en salud has been adapted into a slide deck titled, Introducción a MedlinePlus. The slide deck includes the addition of a few slides on how to navigate the Genetics section. These slides are free of copyright restriction, but we appreciate... Read More »
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Member Spotlight: Karen Goodman

4 months 1 week ago
If you had 25 hours in a day, what would you do with the extra hour? I would love to focus more on my creative side…something I have yet to discover.  As I move closer to retirement, I need to find ways of staying relevant, purposeful, and yet enjoy a new chapter in Life.  I... Read More »
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